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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 7 November 2016

When I booked the Hostel I was excited about it because photos looked really nice and friendly. We stayed in a 4 bed dormitory female and bathroom was en suite which was comfortable but bathroom was dirty. It smelled like urine because used toilet paper was thrown into an open bin and moisture after having a shower didn't help to...

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Cavite Province, Philippines
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The room looks like a transient room. This is suitable for those who are on a budget. Has 2 aircon units – a split-type and an ordinary one. Bathroom has 2 dipenser: one for shampoo and another one for shower gel. The 5th floor is the pantry area. They have a kitchen where you can cook, utemsils and ref. You...

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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

It's easy to find and convenient for traffics to everywhere in seoul. And the price of room is fair. Above all , the host of this guest house is very nice and help us hospitably. We really enjoy the trip with here. Next time we also like to choose this place! 房間的價格和品質合理,交通方便,自由行最擔心的語言問題,也不用擔心,老闆娘會說中文英文韓文,沒有溝通障礙,且人很親切有趣,讓我們此次假期擁有美好的回憶,超感謝的~下次來首爾還會想選這裡!

1Thank Olivia L
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Reasons to stay in this hostel were easy to get to the airport (need to take early morning bus sometime before six) and inexpensive (only spending one evening in Seoul). Their friendly staff was a bonus to the stay. Accommodation was very basic. The dorm I stayed has three bunk beds with ensuite bathroom. There was one extension with four...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I stayed for 8 nights in this guesthouse with my friends during our trip to Seoul. It was a very nice place to stay as it was cozy and feeling home-like. All the utilities are provided and are easily accessible! They also have party or karaoke sessions every weekend but it doesn't bother you as they had it at the...

Thank Shuwirda
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Finding this hotel is easy although it was night and rainy at the time we arrived. Reception girl is very friendly and helpful. She briefed us with house rules and way to get around using public transports. She even provide us with maps and brochure. We got a room with 2 bunk beds and with private bathroom at the 4th...

Thank KikiKokoCiki
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The room was okay, and the bathrooms were clean even if the water leaks across the whole room when you have a shower. The rooftop area is nice, but there is no atmosphere there at all. The staff were friendly, but unable to answer some questions such as where to go out at night and where to exchange money. It's...

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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The room in the hostel wasn't really good. We had a private room, with private shower. The room was really small, with just one bunkbed in it. It also wasn't the most clean room (but also not too bad). The rest of the hostel is really good. The location is great, a 3 min walk to the jongno5 metro, which...

1Thank Elize010
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Everything was great for our stay in this hostel, including location and warm welcome by the host, Thomas & Selina. This hostel is about 5 min walking to the nearest subway station, bus stand and airport limo. 30 min walk to Gyeongbukgung Palaca, 10 mins walk to Gwanjang Market, about 15 mins walk to Dongdaemun Shooping area (Doota Mall, APM,...

1Thank anne_spacey
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Location is Strategic & convenience. Who is like to shopping and do the business must stay at here bcz you don't worry about the transportation, the Subway Station very near and just walk a few min can reach Dongdaemun market. Around the Dongdaemun Guesthouse all is the restaurant and food stalls. Big boss is a friendly and nice person, he...

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Gwanghwamun / Jongno
If Gwanghwamun is the unofficial living room of Seoul, Jongno is the main hallway connecting some of Seoul’s most important historic sites and neighbourhoods. Being one of Seoul’s oldest neighbourhoods, the area is rich with history and culture in its palaces, shrines, and temples. Stand in the centre of Gwanghwamun Square with Gyeongbokgung Palace and Mt. Bugak in front of you, King Sejong the Great statue behind you, and modern office buildings encircling you—it’s one of the best ways to experience both past and present Seoul in one spot. The main street of Jongno is mostly dotted with restaurants and cafes, but explore deeper within its intricate alleys to pass decades-old restaurants, mom-and-pop shops, and pojangmachas (tents that open at night for quick bites and drinks) and life seems to run just as it did a decade or two ago. Don’t forget to stop at Gwangjang Market, Korea’s oldest traditional market, where it’s just as fun to explore as it is to eat the affordable market dishes that locals have been enjoying since the market first opened in 1905. For a break from urban life, walk along the restored Cheonggyecheon Stream that runs parallel to Jongno for a moment of natural refuge in metropolitan Seoul.
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Airhostel Seoul puts you in the heart of everything Seoul has to offer. Extremely informative English & Chinese-speaking staff offering detailed information on directions, attractions, good shows, some of the Korea's most popular restaurants, cafes, bars, and clubs.We have a wide selection of rooms: from private ensuite rooms to a 4-bed dorm for the really price conscious travelers. Walking distance to Dongdaemun Shopping malls(10mins), Jongno 5-ga Metro Station (3mins), Direct Airport Bus Stop #6002 (3mins), Cheonggyecheon Stream (5mins), Jongmyo (Royal Shrine) (5mins), KwangJang Market(5mins), Changdeokgung Palace (10mins), Changgyeonggung Palace(10mins), Gyeongbokgung Palace(20mins). Our reception opens from 9am to 10pm, manned by our friendly staff, we are happy to help you with any inquiries you may have! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Air Hostel Seoul

Address: 25-2, Daehak-ro 2-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03126, South Korea (Formerly Kimchee Dongdaemun Guesthouse)
Region: South Korea > Seoul > Gwanghwamun / Jongno
Price Range: $39 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Air Hostel Seoul 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Request 2nd floor if you're lazy to walk up & if you love partying/hangout, request 5th floor - kitchen, dining room & rooftop!”
 of 5 bubbles Shuwirda, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“2nd - if you do not wish to climb the stairs (no lift) 5th - to socialize and can bear noises 4th - near to the pantry but required peace”
 of 5 bubbles KikiKokoCiki, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“lower ground and room that have bathroom inside”
 of 5 bubbles izzatun_nashiin3004, 24 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Choose a private room to get an indoor toilet. Request for a room on the 2nd/3rd floor if you can't do many stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles pamd666, 16 Nov 2015 | Read review
“No lift. Request for low floor before you come if you carry heavy luggage.”
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